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Michael Burgess' Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Michael C. Burgess
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 26, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 26
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Laura; 3 Children
Birth Date: 12/23/1950
Birth Place: Rochester, MN
Home City: Lewisville, TX
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Feb. 14, 2014 Burgess Introduces Legislation to Limit CIA's Authority to Carry Out Drone Strikes, Transfers Authority to DOD
Sept. 11, 2013 Congressman Burgess' Statement on the Benghazi Investigation
Sept. 6, 2013 Congressman Burgess' Statement on Syrian Military Intervention
March 14, 2013 Burgess, Gibson Introduce No Armed Drones Legislation
Sept. 26, 2012 Burgess Presses Obama Administration on Inconsistent Libya Statements
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama
June 27, 2012 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
May 1, 2012 Burgess Statement on the President's Address on Afghanistan
May 2, 2011 Statement on Death of Osama bin Laden
April 9, 2011 Burgess Statement on Bipartisan Agreement That Cuts Spending And Keeps The Government Open
April 7, 2011 House Votes on Troop Funding Legislation
May 28, 2010 Burgess Statement On Vote On The National Defense Authorization Act
May 5, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary Of Defense
Feb. 25, 2010 Intelligence Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
Dec. 1, 2009 Burgess Statement On President Obama's Recommendations For The War In Afghanistan
Oct. 26, 2009 Cybersecurity
Oct. 26, 2009 Cybersecurity
Oct. 8, 2009 Bipartisan Resolution Expresses Need For More Protections Against Hackers And Data Breaches
Oct. 8, 2009 Burgess Statement On National Defense Authorization Act
Oct. 7, 2009 Gonzalez & Burgess Call For Protections Against Hackers And Data Breaches
June 17, 2009 "Add-Ons" To Troop Funding Bill Are Irresponsible
June 4, 2009 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Commercial Sales of Military Technologies
April 9, 2008 Progress in Iraq is Significant, but Backing Down is not an Option
March 18, 2008 Success of a Free Iraq is as Critical to America's Security Today as it was Five Years Ago
March 5, 2008 Protecting America: FISA and Military Progress in the Middle East
Feb. 15, 2008 Rep. Burgess Urges Speaker Pelosi to Bring the House Back
Jan. 28, 2008 Rep. Burgess Says Congress and President Can Work Together to do the People's Business in ‘08
Oct. 15, 2007 In Opposition to Resolution Regarding Armenia
Sept. 18, 2007 Burgess Hosts Vets for Freedom
Sept. 10, 2007 Iraq and the Middle East
Sept. 5, 2007 Situation in Iraq
Sept. 4, 2007 Iraq
July 24, 2007 Codel To Iraq
July 21, 2007 Daily Journal: News from Iraq
July 21, 2007 Daily Journal: Meeting at the ambassador's residence, Baghdad, Iraq
May 18, 2007 Burgess Statement Bell Helicopter
May 1, 2007 Burgess Sees Strength in President's Veto
April 25, 2007 Burgess Critical of Iraq Supplemental Bill
April 19, 2007 Markup: H.R. 964, Securely Protect Yourself Against Cyber Trespass Act
March 20, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
Feb. 16, 2007 Speaking/Voting Against H. Con. Res. 63
Feb. 13, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Jan. 9, 2007 Burgess Attends White House Briefing on New Iraq Strategy
Dec. 6, 2006 Statement on the Recommendations of the Iraq Study Group
Nov. 30, 2006 Statement on the Iraq Study Group's Possible Recommendations
Sept. 7, 2006 Republican House Members Applaud Progress of Iraqi Government
June 2, 2006 Letter to Department of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld
April 12, 2006 Brownsville Company Wins Contract for Ship Disposal of Navy Ships
Dec. 15, 2005 Welcoming Home Units of Texas Army National Guard
Dec. 14, 2005 Recognizing the Importance and Credibility of an Independent Iraqi Judiciary
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